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Watch Live: Launch of RISAT-2BR1 and 9 customer satellites by PSLV-C48

India’s PSLV-C48 vehicle carrying RISAT-2BR1 and 9 customer satellites is scheduled to lift-off at 3:25 p.m. IST on Wednesday December 11, 2019 from Satish D...

RISAT-2BR1 & others

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Low Earth Orbit Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad Sriharikota, Republic of India

Satellite imaging mission of ISRO using an active SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) imager to provide continuity of service for RISAT-2. Mission also carries several small satellites for international customers.

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PSLV-QL

Family: PSLV
Configuration: QL

PSLV-QL variant has 4 strapons and all are ground-lit starpon variant with a combined propellant of 48 tonnes.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    44.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    287 T
  • Thrust
    2969 kN
Family
  • Name
    PSLV-QL
  • Family
    PSLV
  • Variant
    QL
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    PSLV-QL
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1500 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    2000 kg

Indian Space Research Organization

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Chairman: S. Somanath Founded: 1969 Successes: 67 Failures: 12 Pending: 18

Agency Type: Government

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration."

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